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My Must Have Baby Gear

Rain forest Jumperoo - must have baby products

As Allie’s first birthday approaches, my baby days are over. Totally, totally over. I’m only a wee bit bittersweet. I’m sad about the events of the past year, but no so much about my baby growing up. Starting over with a brand new baby was much harder on me than I could ever have imagined. We’re slowly getting rid of the baby gear that we no longer need (and will never need again!). Because I’m a sap, I’ve been thinking about all of the stuff that populated our house for two of the last five years. We Couldn’t Have Lived … Read more

Arm & Hammer’s Double Duty Clumping Cat Litter and My Stinky Cats

I am delighted to be one of twenty bloggers featured in Arm & Hammer’s Switch & Save Challenge. During the next five months, I’ll be testing several Arm & Hammer products and sharing my experiences with you. For me, a home isn’t a home without pets. We have 4 cats, 1 turtle, 2 goldfish, and 7 5 4 3 hermit crabs. Like the people who live here, each of our cats has a unique personality. Zeus is a big baby, wanting to sit on my lap and knead me whenever I’ll let him. Molly is simultaneously antisocial and wanting to … Read more

Next Day Flyers Giveaway

I’m excited to feature one of my site sponsors today, If you’re not familiar with, they are an online printing service that delivers high quality materials with one of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. offers a variety of products and services, including business card printing services and full color brochure printing. They even sell die-cut postcards like the one below. Aren’t they fun? Businesses will obviously find useful, but so will families. Birth announcements, school projects, holiday cards, even birthday party invitations, would come back to you quickly and beautifully. Giveaway offered … Read more